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Dec 26 2019

Digging Up DIRT

By Lynn Baker for The Island Connection The Seabrook/Kiawah Island Genealogy Club, Digging Into Roots Together (DIRT), will host  “Genealogy Fair 2020” on Jan. 14, 2020. The event is planned from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Live Oak Room at the Lake House on Seabrook Island. The theme of the free event is …

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Dec 26 2019

Holiday Musings Continued

By Dr. Dorree Lynn for The Island Connection It’s the most wonderful time of the year, so the song says. However, following up on last issue’s theme, there’s much room for conflict and loneliness during this holiday time. Break-ups are common, and gifts may not always be appreciated or returned. I’ve included a few of …

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Dec 25 2019

Seabrook Island Artists Guild Schedules Workshop

By Sharon Peck for The Island Connection The Seabrook Island Artists Guild will present a workshop featuring Chris Groves Jan. 6 and Jan. 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Oyster Catcher. Groves’ love of art grew from his early experiences with nature and the introduction of a master sculpture in his youth. …

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Dec 24 2019

No Drilling Allowed

By Reagan Kelley for The Island Connection State Sen. Chip Campsen pre-filed a bill Dec. 11 that prohibits the issuance of state and local permits for infrastructure and other activities related to offshore drilling. Twenty-eight of 46 senators joined Campsen as co-sponsors of the bill. Earlier in 2019, Campsen authored and successfully passed the only …

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Dec 24 2019

The Gift Of Education

By State Treasurer Curtis Loftis for The Island Connection With a late Thanksgiving this year, I know many people are feeling the crunch of a shortened holiday season – and news of delivery delays and wondering whether your nifty packages will arrive on time just add to the holiday anxiety. But what if I told …

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Dec 23 2019

Falling In Love With Bicycling

By Charles Claxton for The Island Connection Fall in love with bicycling. … again. You can experience the newest thrill in riding with a pedal assist electric bike. They make riding for fun, commuting and transportation easier and more convenient and allow riders to bike further and more often.  E-bikes provide a great new option …

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Dec 20 2019

Leading The Way

By Jordan Allison for The Island Connection Dr. Bob Veto, who was recently named as the new head of school at Charleston Collegiate School, will begin his tenure at the start of the second semester of the 2019-2020 year. Veto joins CCS with nearly 45 years of experience in education, most of it with independent …

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Dec 20 2019

On The Schedule

By Keely Laughlin for The Island Connection Liquid Pleasure, Carmen Bradford, the Travelin’ McCourys and a film that tells the life story of Greek/American opera singer Maria Callas are on the Town of Kiawah Island Arts & Cultural Events Council’s schedule in January. Get down and boogie as Liquid Pleasure ignites the night with a …

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Dec 19 2019

New Leaders

By Sarah Mckenna for The Island Connection Audubon South Carolina has announced that two employees have been promoted within the organization. Matt Johnson is the new center director of Beidler Forest Audubon Center and Sanctuary, an 18,000-acre haven in Harleyville, South Carolina, which includes the world’s largest virgin cypress-tupelo swamp forest and critical habitat for …

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Dec 18 2019

For The Birds

By Sarah McKenna for The Island Connection Justin Stokes has been appointed as the new executive director of Audubon South Carolina. Stokes, who most recently served as Audubon’s vice president of political affairs and executive director of the Audubon Action Fund, is now the organization’s vice president and executive director. He has served in leadership …

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